The Mint 400 was more than happy to welcome NGK Spark Plugs as an official sponsor of the 2020 BFGoodrich Tires Mint 400. NGK Spark Plugs served as the title sponsor of this year’s Mini Mint 400 Youth UTV Races and knocked it out of the park with their gift bags for the winners. The next generation of UTV racers is quickly becoming established with dominant performances by Dallas Gonzalez, Chase Carr, Mikey Kelly and Chase Mankin to name a few. These kids continue to get better every race and with massive companies like NGK Spark Plugs behind their events, the future’s looking bright.  

This year was the first ever Mini Mint 400 Race and the kids did not disappoint. The race course was front and center for the fans and spectators to see all the action. Once the dust settled it was the usual suspects of stand out racers that took the checkered flag.  

Check out the NGK Spark Plugs Mini Mint 400 highlight video here:

About NGK Spark Plugs

With over 80 years of automotive expertise, NGK Spark Plugs is driven by extreme dedication to performance and quality. From OEM to aftermarket, its people push the boundaries of innovation to bring the latest technologies to market under the NGK and NTK brands. NGK partners with OEMs to develop the latest innovations, making NGK/NTK the supplier of choice for nearly every manufacturer. With world-class quality and engineering, our expertise goes beyond the aftermarket to drive the automotive industry forward.

From the beginning, racing has been in our blood. That’s why we work hard to support the racing community with sponsorship opportunities and racing events held throughout the year.

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About The Mint 400

Known as “The Great American Off-Road Race™,” The Mint 400 is the most celebrated, prestigious, and challenging off-road race on the planet. This annual four-hundred mile marathon between the top off-road racers in the world includes over four hundred and fifty race teams in twenty-four different classes of off-road vehicles. Established in 1968, The Mint 400 is steeped in American lore. Thousands of racers and celebrities from around the world have attempted to tame the brutal Nevada desert, but less than half of them have ever finished the Mint. An entire week of events lead up to the famed off-road contest in and around Las Vegas, including a vehicle parade down the Las Vegas Strip, a drivers meet and greet, a pit crew challenge contest, the Miss Mint 400 beauty pageant, massive parties, a qualifying race, and a huge ten-block “contingency” gathering on Fremont Street East. Over forty-thousand spectators gather to watch the world’s best off-road race teams do battle at The Mint 400!More information on the event for racers and spectators is available at, or follow the event on Facebook and Instagram.


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